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A London, Ont. pastor is giving a 55-hour marathon of sermons to raise $85,000 for a local women’s shelter and for research for a genetic disorder
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Lameduck Kentucky GOP governor pardons Partin and other killers
Outgoing Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has shockingly pardoned the brother of a campaign donor who beheaded a mother of three. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, Bevin — defeated in November — sprung convicted killer Delmar Partin on Monday because the DNA had not been tested. Partin was convicted of either strangling or beating Betty Carnes […]
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Democrat who’s against impeachment meets with Trump: source
An administration official confirmed that Rep. Jeff Van Drew met with Trump in the White House on Friday.
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Truck stolen in Edmonton with owner’s dog still inside
Edmonton police are looking for information, after a man's truck was stolen from the Parkdale neighbourhood on Friday with his dog still inside.
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Vancouver’s Oppenheimer Park homeless camp brings community, safety, says resident
This week, the Vancouver Park Board finally voted to approve a request for an injunction, citing winter temperatures and the deteriorating state of the camp.
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U.S. Customs officers seize 166 kilograms of cocaine in Derby Line
The cocaine was packed in 142 brick-shaped packages and hidden in a secret compartment discovered in the truck that was preparing to enter Canada.
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The United Irish Societies prepare Christmas baskets for families in need
Dozens of volunteers gathered at Beurling Academy in Verdun on Saturday to stack up boxes of food with love and well wishes.
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CRIME HUNTER: Casanova Killer had death count of 18
The trail of death stretched from Connecticut to Texas and at bloody points in between. They called Paul John Knowles the “Casanova Killer.” During the troubled summer of 1974, the maniac hit the road, leaving carnage in his wake. He killed in Georgia, Florida, Nevada, Texas and Connecticut. Now, a new documentary is hoping to paint […]
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Regina residents help put gifts under the tree for 1,500 local children
Toys were collected throughout November and December, and on Saturday they were wrapped by dozens of volunteers.
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Deaf kids sign Christmas wishes to Santa in Calgary
Smiles abounded as deaf and hard-of-hearing kids shared a special visit with Old Saint Nick in Calgary on Saturday.
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Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson will decide by next fall whether he’ll run for another term
"I go back and forth on that question, to be quite honest to you," Iveson said.
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GOLDSTEIN: Conservatives protest too much about Scheer’s expenses
One thing we can be sure of is that if outgoing Conservative leader Andrew Scheer had won the Oct. 21 election, we would never have heard about the Conservative party subsidizing the private school tuitions of his children. It’s hardly unknown for political parties to use party funds to top up the salaries and/or defray […]
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Cannabis store applicant gives away free doughnuts in Deep Cove
The complementary munchies were part of a community outreach campaign. Muse hopes to be the first legal pot shop in the District of North Vancouver.
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MALCOLM: Wanted – a leader with charisma and backbone who pushes back
Andrew Scheer’s tenure as leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, and Prime Minister-in-waiting, came to an abrupt end on Thursday morning. Scheer announced he was stepping down to spend more time with his family. While the mainstream media trumped up a rumour that Scheer was resigning over a scandal involving improper use of party […]
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The time for Canada’s stock market to shine may be in 2020
The Canadian benchmark will end 2020 at around 18,100, according to the average of seven estimates compiled by Bloomberg. That’s better than the 4.7 per cent increase analysts are predicting for the S&P 500 Index next year.
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GUNTER: Boris Johnson’s resounding victory to get Brexit done
The “what” is interesting enough. In Thursday’s U.K. general election, the Tory party led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson won what Johnson described as “a huge, great stonking mandate.” In all likelihood, Britain will now withdraw from the European Union (E.U.) by the end of January. Three years of contentious political wrangling that followed the […]
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Andrew Wiggins, Timberwolves bosses bond over
is averaging career-highs in points, assists, rebounds and three-point attempts, as well as several key efficiency markers
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FUREY: Expect an issues-based Conservative leadership race this time around
It’s only natural that at the early stages of a leadership race the chatter and coverage is about the people who might be running. We’ve already seen a roll call of potential entrants for the Conservative leadership race to replace Andrew Scheer. For the most part, it’s a tally of the usual suspects – current […]
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WHO? WHAT! WOW!: The week in WEIRD
NAKED INSTAGRAM MODEL CONFRONTS ROBBER Now that’s a rude awakening. Danii Banks, a 29-year-old model, was supposedly awoken by a thief who had allegedly broken into her home and demanded money from the Instagram star, who, in a sleepy stupor, confronted the robber completely naked, the Daily Mail reports. The incident, despite being captured on […]
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Central Okanagan Journey Home Society announces new executive director
The society says its new leader is a seasoned executive who has more than 26 years of experience in the human services sector.
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Greta Thunberg apologizes for 'against the wall' comment
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has apologized for saying politicians should be put "against the wall" after critics took it to mean that she was advocating violence.
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Chocolate flowing once again in Smiths Falls
A sweet tradition is being rekindled in the town of Smiths Falls.
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‘May he rest in perfect peace’: Hundreds attend funeral for Toronto barber Jimmy Wisdom
"He's one of the fathers of Toronto, he really is."
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Inclusive Santa visits at Edmonton malls bring Christmas to kids with autism
Several Edmonton malls have added sensory-friendly Santa visits to their holiday programming.
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Where you live and how much you drive may decide if hybrids vehicles are worth the cost
Hybrid cars are taking up a growing share of new auto purchases as options increase and prices come down. But to figure out if a hybrid makes financial sense, consumers need to do some math.
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Duclair completes hat trick in overtime
Anthony Duclair scored in overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday afternoon.
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A holiday drink that packs a punch
Christmas punch can include alcohol for the adults or go without to serve to kids.
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A Surrey boy was bullied for growing his hair for charity. Now he’s cutting it early to stop the taunts
As nine-year-old Karsen continued to grow his hair for a cancer fundraiser, other kids kept calling him "girl" and teased him for his long locks.
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Japanese manga about a Uighur woman’s persecution in China becomes viral hit
The comic describes Mihrigul Tursun’s imprisonment and torture, the death of one of her children while in custody, and of the jailing of her husband for 16 years.
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North Korea conducts new test at rocket site, aims to ‘overpower U.S. nuclear threats’
Chief of the General Staff Pak Jong Chon said the tests were designed to bolster North Korea's defenses by developing new weapons
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Have you ever wondered who’s hacking your Spotify account?
When a Spotify account gets hacked, the hackee is able to see the music the hacker has chosen (either on the hacker’s device, or sometimes on the hackee’s). From their taste in music, a portrait of the hacker often emerges.
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Mexico balks at language in U.S. bill ratifying new NAFTA
Mexico objects to legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress as part of an eventual ratification of the deal.
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SIMMONS: MacKinnon playing with heart, for Hart
Nathan MacKinnon could well serve as an example for Auston Matthews. In MacKinnon’s first four NHL seasons, he averaged .68 points per season — in other words he was scoring at a pace of 56 points a season. Then his career took off in Year 5. Since then, MacKinnon, one of the early season favourites […]
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African migrants find hope and a home in a vacant French school
France recently overtook Germany as Europe’s leading destination for asylum-seekers and is now on track to receive a record number of applications this year.
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A hug for Un Abbraccio!
A special evening recently took place at Toronto’s iconic Columbus Centre, in North York, where some of Canada’s most powerful figures in finance and politics came together to launch what is sure to be one of the city’s most profound fundraising initiatives ever. The Un Abbraccio! (literal translation means “the embrace”) is scheduled to take […]
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‘Cash Me If You Can’ is a remarkable tale that could use a trim and an update
“Cash Me If You Can,” written, directed and performed Patrick Combs, could use an outside editor.
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Supporters of Iran-backed militia group in Iraq stage protest over U.S. sanctions
The protest came as Washington pointed fingers at Iranian proxy groups for a recent spate of rocket attacks against its military bases in Iraq.
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12 years later, Bills are ready-for-prime-time players again
Can clinch second playoff berth, first 10-win season of the century George W. Bush was still U.S. president, Stephen Harper was in Year 2 of 10 as Canadian prime minister and the first iPhones were only a few months old the last time the Buffalo Bills played on Sunday Night Football. That was five Bills […]
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Meet Joy Dayrit and embrace a world of adventure
“At a very young age, I knew that the world was bigger than the world I was living in."
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At least 23 soldiers killed in insider attack in Afghanistan
The Taliban infiltrator, who was on duty at a military base, opened fire on his colleagues, wiping out almost the whole unit, officials said.
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